Children raise money for Rwanda

Children raise money for Rwanda

There'll soon be many more chickens in Mbyo, Rwanda, thanks to this newspaper and, more notably, the efforts of Sunday School students at Courtland Baptist ... Read more | Add your comment

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IOW drug sting nets 11; one still sought

As of Tuesday afternoon, 11 people are in custody and one person is still sought as the result of Operation Bullseye, a sting operation, which ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Newsoms mayor resigns  | Add your comment
  2. Family to host fundraiser for breast cancer  | Add your comment
  3. The Village rallying support for fight against Alzheimer’s  | Add your comment

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Investigation continues into Smith Mountain Lake murders

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is still actively investigating the fatal shootings that took place the morning of Aug. 26, at the Bridgewater Plaza near ... Read more | Add your comment

Caregiver gets lots of prayer, support

Bill Worsham and his wife Beverly just celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary in the beginning of July. Unfortunately, Bill isn’t sure if she even knows ... Read more | Add your comment

April Truitt releases third album this week

April Marie Truitt is a Christian singer/songwriter who lives in Franklin. She has been singing solos in church since she was in grade school. She ... Read more | Add your comment

The end of Alzheimer’s starts with you

The Alzheimer’s Association Southeastern Chapter’s first Memory Walk of the season will be on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Constants Wharf, 100 E. Constance Road, Suffolk. Read more | Add your comment

Clinic expands dental access

By Tracy Agnew SUFFOLK People who have medical insurance but no dental insurance now can get approved for dental care at Western Tidewater Free ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Investigation continues into killing of TV crew  | Add your comment
  2. Franklin Police updates communications division  | Add your comment
  3. County contemplating pedestrian, bike path  | Add your comment
  4. Newsoms unable to obtain grant  | Add your comment
  5. Courtland Rescue to purchase third ambulance  | Add your comment
  6. Franklin schools share accomplishments with community  | Add your comment
  7. PDCCC enrollment up  | Add your comment
  8. FCPS Convocation was electric this year  | Add your comment
  9. Arrest made on a four-year-old case  | Add your comment
  10. Second burglar identified, arrested  | Add your comment
  11. Traffic stop leads to drugs, weapons charges  | Add your comment
  12. Math program offered to Franklin schools  | Add your comment
  13. Newsoms native leads charge to help Rwandans  | Add your comment
  14. Franklin students exceed in Upward Bound  | Add your comment
  15. Suffolk police officer arrested following assault  | Add your comment
  16. Franklin Cooperative Ministries in need of volunteers, donations  | Add your comment
  17. Summer Enrichment Program concludes  | Add your comment
  18. Franklin schools establishes new partnership  | Add your comment
  19. Tidewater News welcomes new advertising executive  | Add your comment
  20. New health center funded for Franklin  | Add your comment
  21. Franklin schools welcome new staff for new year  | Add your comment
  22. PDCCC graduates first class of Certified Production Technicians  | Add your comment
  23. Sheriff makes arrest in fraud investigation  | Add your comment
  24. VDOT gives Route 460 Project update  | Add your comment
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    Turnovers spell doom for Isle of Wight

    Isle of Wight Academy rushed for more than 300 yards on Friday night, but could not overcome three lost fumbles in a 36-26 loss to ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Raiders pillage Rams  | Add your comment
    2. Dukes taken to woodshed  | Add your comment
    3. Indians unable to avenge playoff loss  | Add your comment


    Riverkeeper report: New terror cruises rivers

    Riverkeeper report: New terror cruises rivers

    Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 23rd through the 25th on the Nottoway above and below Delaware. The water was 81 degrees, low, slow, ... Read more | Add your comment


    Show me the money

    It has been said the three things entrepreneurs need the most when they are starting a business are: space, money and employees. Our region is ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. David Price celebrates 50 years in tax accounting by continuing to work  | Add your comment
    2. Begin your entrepreneurial journey with one step  | Add your comment


    Farmers, researchers study test crops at TAREC

    Farmers, researchers study test crops at TAREC

    Meeting recently at the Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center, farmers and agronomists in Western Tidewater and even North Carolina recently came to learn of ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Bollworm treatments may be needed in Virginia cotton  | Add your comment
    2. Courtland man has success with melons, pumpkins  | Add your comment

    Our View

    An affront to free speech

    When Franz Strasser, a video journalist for the British Broadcasting Corporation, heard about the shooting deaths of two Roanoke-area journalists last week, he and a ... Read more | Add your comment


    Our problem is hate

    There is little in the news anymore that surprises, let alone stuns me. The morning and ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Former officer commends sheriff

    After 30 years in police work, I retired this past December. I am honored to have served my final post as Captain of Investigations on ... Read more | Add your comment


    Silver Dollar City calls

    An entertainment section of our local (Dallas) newspaper carries a story about an amusement park called Silver Dollar City. It’s located close by Branson, Missouri; ... Read more | Add your comment